Google discards extensions that force feed users ads in Chrome

chromeIt appears Google is true to its word.

One month after the company announced that it was kicking some toolbars and other “multipurpose extensions” out of the Chrome Web Store — to keep its browser’s interface uncluttered and to protect users from unpleasant surprises — it has removed two Chrome extensions, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The two extensions, “Add to Feedly” and “Tweet This Page,” reportedly had their code updated so that users would see more pop-up ads while using Chrome. Dozens of users took to message boards after the update to complain about the ads.

Google is said to have removed the extensions because they violated its terms of service, according to The Wall Street Journal.  More

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